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BMW 8 Series Vs BMW 5 Series Vs BMW 7 Series comparison

BMW 8 Series Price
BMW 5 Series Price
  • BMW 7 Series
BMW 7 Series Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.29 Crore
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₹ 55.4 Lakh
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₹ 1.22 Crore
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BMW 8 Series Vs BMW 5 Series Vs BMW 7 Series Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 8 Series Vs 5 Series Vs 7 Series on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

8 Series Vs 5 Series Vs 7 Series – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol BMW 5 Series in New Delhi starts at ₹ 55.4 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 60.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the BMW 5 Series costs ₹ 60.9 Lakh, whereas the BMW 5 Series Diesel top-end costs ₹ 68.4 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW 7 Series price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.35 Crore and goes up to Rs. ₹ 2.43 Crore for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the BMW 7 Series costs ₹ 1.22 Crore, whereas the Diesel top-end of BMW 7 Series comes with a price tag of ₹ 1.35 Crore Lastly, the Petrol BMW 8 Series starts at ₹ 1.29 Crore and goes up to ₹ 1.55 Crore for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

SummaryBMW 8 SeriesBMW 5 SeriesBMW 7 Series
Price₹ 1.29 Crore₹ 55.4 Lakh₹ 1.22 Crore
Body TypeSedanSedanSedan
Mileage11.30 Km/l15.56 Km/l17.66 Km/l
Power335 bhp248 bhp261 bhp
Engine2998 CC1998 CC2993 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolDiesel

8 Series Vs 5 Series Vs 7 Series – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 5 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 19 Km/l. The BMW 7 Series base Petrol returns 8 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The BMW 8 Series Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 11 Km/l.

8 Series Vs 5 Series Vs 7 Series – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 5 Series gets 248 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 187, 261 bhp engines, whereas the BMW 7 Series comes in 2 Petrol 335, 601 bhp engines and 261 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the BMW 8 Series is offered in 335 bhp Petrol engine.


Engine Type 3.0-litre In-line Six-cylinder Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder EngineTwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 2998 CC1998 CC2993 CC
No Of Cylinder 646
Power 335 bhp@5000-6500 rpm248 bhp@5200 rpm261 bhp@4000 rpm
Torque 500 Nm@1600-4500 rpm350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm620 Nm@2000-2500 rpm
Bore 82 mm N/AN/A
Compression Ratio 11.0N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Stroke 94.6 mmN/AN/A


Length 5082 mm4907 mm5260 mm
Width 1932 mm2102 mm2169 mm
Height 1407 mm1464 mm1479 mm
Wheelbase 3023 mm2970 mm3210 mm
Ground Clearance N/A158 mm152 mm
Boot Space N/A520 L500 L
Kerb Weight N/AN/A1950 Kg
Gross Weight N/AN/A2530 Kg
Front Track 1627 mm1600 mm1611 mm
Rear Track 1671 mm1627 mm1650 mm
Minimum Turning Radius N/A5.60 m6.25 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 455


No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Light-alloyAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Runflat TyresTubeless, RadialTubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 245/45 R 18245/45 R18245/50 R18
Rear Tyre Size 245/40 R 19245/45 R18245/50 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc


Front Suspension Double Wishbone With Adaptive Variable Shock AbsorberDouble Arm AxleAdaptive 2-axle Air Suspension
Rear Suspension Multi-link With Adaptive Variable Shock AbsorberAluminium Integral AxleAdaptive 2-axle Air Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 11.30 Km/l15.56 Km/l17.66 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity


Power Steering
Steering Type ElectricElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.2 seconds6.2 seconds6.2 seconds
Max Speed 250231250

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributioncrossticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assistcrossticktick
Electronic Stability Programcrossticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampscrossticktick
Cornering Lightstickcrosstick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipertickcrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Active Protectiontick--
Attentiveness Assistanttick--
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)ticktick-
Crash Sensor and Dynamic braking lightstick--
Park Distance Control (PDC) Systemtick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Crash Sensor-tick-
Remote Control Parking-tick-
360 Camera--cross
Active Blind Spot Assist--cross
Active Braking Assist--cross
Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus--cross
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerAutomatic Air Conditioning With 2-zone ControlAutomatic Climate Control4-Zone Climate Control
Steering AdjustmentTiltTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supportcrosscrosstick
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeatherLeather DakotaLeather Dakota
Front Cup Holderscrossticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Electric Folding Outside Mirrorstick--
Head-Up Displaytick--
Memory Function for Driver and Front Passengertick--
Panoramic Glass Sunrooftick--
Sun Protection Glazingtick--
Climatised rear seats--cross
Navigation Connectivity package--cross
Sun Protection package--cross
Wireless charging for mobile phones in the rear--cross


Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampscrossticktick
Ambient Lightingtick--
LED Daytime Running Lamptick--

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrossticktick
Navigation Function with 3D Mapstick--
Wireless Chargertick--
Emergency call--cross


Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick


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